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CT Better Than Plain Radiographs in Diagnosing Lumbar Spine Fractures

...tudy consisted of 932 patients who underwent plain radiographs and abdomen and pelvis CT within three days of an ... results of our study determined that lumbar spine radiographs did not provide additional information in trauma patients who underwent abdomen and pelvis CT with l...

Denosumab Reduces Bone Erosion

... status in patients hands and feet was assessed by radiographs at initiation of trial, six and 12 months to assess the capacity of denosumab to reduce progression of RA associated bone erosion. Researchers gathered data on erosion score (a measure of damage to joints), joint space narrowing (a measure of reduced...

Dental X-rays of Carotid Artery Cannot Estimate Stroke Risk

...otid artery atheroma (CCAA) detection on panoramic radiographs and the precipitation of cerebrovascular accidents...es developed regarding CCAAs detected on panoramic radiographs to predict a cerebrovascular accident," the authors wrote. Source-Eurekalert...

Working Up Potential Living Liver Donors

...essment as well as medical testing including chest radiographs and an electrocardiogram. Third, they underwent liver biopsy, if there was any suggestion of fatty liver changes. Lastly, they gave informed consent. A full 32 percent of the potential donors made it through the workup and went on to the donor surg...

Osteoporosis to Be Detected During Routine Dental X-rays

...MD). In addition, one panoramic and two intra-oral radiographs were made. X-rays are used widely in dental prac...al reasons. Using the image information from these radiographs to detect patients at risk for osteoporosis involves no extra radiation and almost no extra cost, wh...

Good Oral Health Practices Should Begin in Infancy

... restorations may be small. When necessary, dental radiographs (X-rays) are taken to see how the teeth are developing and to spot hidden decay. Early Childhood Caries (Baby Bottle Tooth Decay) Baby bottle tooth decay can destroy your child's teeth. It occurs when a child is frequently exposed to sugary liqui...

Specimen Radiography Confirms Success of MRI-Guided Breast Biopsy

...gan. “In all five malignant cases, sliced specimen radiographs showed the lesion in question, helped the pathologist correctly identify the lesion while the patient was still in the operating room and helped the surgeon obtain negative surgical margins,” said Dr. Erguvan-Dogan. In addition, “whole specimen radio...

MRI-guided Breast Biopsy Pronounced a Success

...gan. "In all five malignant cases, sliced specimen radiographs showed the lesion in question, helped the pathologist correctly identify the lesion while the patient was still in the operating room and helped the surgeon obtain negative surgical margins," said Dr. Erguvan-Dogan. In addition, "whole specimen radio...

MDCT Compared to Digital Radiography in Orthopedic Patients

...uded in this study. Mutiplanar reconstructions and radiographs were analyzed by two musculoskeletal radiologists ...lts were not concordant. In eight patients digital radiographs underestimated the extent of bone healing, while in another eight patients they overestimated the de...

Dental Disease Linked with Carotid Atheromas and Stroke

...up with carotid atheromas seen on dental panoramic radiographs was found to have more dental disease, as determined by the number of teeth with decay, missing teeth, and the amount of bone loss around teeth, than the group without any radiographically detectable atheromas. The results of this study indicate that...

Mountain Biking Results In Serious Injuries

...nd to such injuries to enable proper diagnosis. If radiographs fail to detect such injuries, then an MRI scan should be made use of....

Predicting The Risk Of Osteoarthritis

...ging six years, participants were examined through radiographs for definite signs of hip OA. It was observed that those with acetabular dysplasia had about a four-times increased risk for OA of the hip and more women than men with acetabular dysplasia had severe hip OA. Thus in conclusion researchers say acetab...

Dental X-ray to predict risk of stroke

Dental X-rays or panoramic radiographs can be effective in detecting blocked// carotid ar...y School of Dentistry have reported that panoramic radiographs taken to find out about the oral health of the patient can show some cases of carotid artery stenosi...

Reducing Vertebral Fractures In Women

...given calcium and vitamin D supplements. Vertebral radiographs were done each year and measurements of bone mineral density were performed every six months. Researchers report new vertebral fractures occurred in fewer patients in the strontium ranelate group than in the placebo group. Specifically, patients on...

Drug Found Effective In Reducing Vertebral Fractures In Women

...given calcium and vitamin D supplements. Vertebral radiographs were done each year and measurements of bone mineral density were performed every six months. Researchers report new vertebral fractures occurred in fewer patients in the strontium ranelate group than in the placebo group. Specifically, patients on...

Dental x-rays to prognosticate heart attacks

...tudy move us closer to the use of panoramic dental radiographs as a screening tool for all cardiovascular disease," said Laurie Carter, D.D.S., Ph.D., UB associate professor of oral diagnostic sciences and lead author on the study. Dr. Carter revealed that panoramic dental X-rays -- wide-angle frontal images ta...

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